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Parents' Guide to

Words With Friends

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Scrabble clone is just as fun on Facebook as on phones.

Game Facebook 2011
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Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

Super great you should try it out too

It’s good for everyday fun it’s always been a kickstarter to my day :) :) :)

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Phone app fans of word games likely already know about Words With Friends -- but adding the popular Scrabble-like game to Facebook should make dwell times on the site soar. You can play multiple opponents simultaneously. And the more games you have going, the more likely you are to stick around. At its heart, the Facebook version is basically the same as the mobile version, but adds a couple new features like Brag Feeds (letting you gloat about triple word scores) and the ability to challenge friends directly through their news feeds. For word aficionados, this is one Facebook that will be hard to resist.

Game Details

  • Platform: Facebook
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Zynga
  • Release date: August 3, 2011
  • Genre: Puzzle
  • ESRB rating: NR
  • Last updated: August 29, 2016

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